Project Planner

Job Title: Project Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cumbria, England
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benfits and T&S
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J898456_1552553556
Contact Name: Andy Coppock
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2019 08:52

Job Description

Job Title: Project Planner

Location: Cumbria

Salary: £50-55,000 plus benefits, plus T&S

Our Client is seeking to appoint a Project Planner to join an established team with a strong portfolio of projects within the Nuclear Sector.

In the role of Project Planner you will be responsible for developing, analysing, and updating the project programme and supporting documents throughout the lifetime of the project.

The Project Planner will be responsible for initiating and maintaining on a regular basis the detailed Construction Programme together with a Design and Package Procurement Schedule, in order to ensure that work is being carried out to meet the Project requirements. Collecting data, updating the programme to show progress or delays and providing weekly performance reports to the Project Manager concerning the status of the project. Implementation of financial analysis to assist in production of commercial information.


Achieve full understanding of internal and external procedures.

Measure Earned Value.

Highlight financial impact against programme and measure / monitor against time and cost.

Demonstrate the abilities to create, update& monitor a project programme and communicate with project team, S/C and client.

Carry out initial site surveys and discussions to establish and develop project requirements.

Development of the project programmes with relevant parties, including sub-contractors and suppliers.

Responsible for programme development and implementation plans to ensure works carried out in.

Compliance with internal policies procedures & work information.

Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.

Ensure projects are completed within specified timescales, specifications and budgets.

Benchmarking and monitoring of projects, ensuring they are running to schedule and to promote continuous improvement; informing the project team of any slippage.

Provision of weekly and bi-weekly progress reports, whilst flagging critical path items, and possible risks identified.

Developing the risk register of the project with the project team, update and monitor it.

Continually update relevant project documentation following internal procedures.

Actively encourage/develop alternative construction techniques to achieve better timescales, whilst maintaining the project requirements for budget, quality and safety.

Maintaining records of the project timeframes and achievements for future reference.

Essential Experience and Qualifications

Project planning experience within the construction industry, ideally within technically demanding facilities such as Nuclear, Pharma, or Microelectronics type industries.

Degree in a relevant engineering discipline (preferable).

HNC in a relevant engineering discipline.

Computer literacy.

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.

Primavera Software P6.

MS Office products - MS Project / Word / Excel.

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